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2 September 2022

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

More than 50 employers have signed up to a new scheme to help more people get work in social care. The scheme, which is run by WeCare Wales, will help anyone who’s completed the Introduction to Social Care programme get an interview, making it easier for them to get a job in social care. The scheme is a […]

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10 August 2022

The Prince’s Trust partnership programme: young people get bespoke introduction to social care career opportunities

Eleven young people from across Wales have received bespoke introduction to social care training, in our new partnership with The Prince’s Trust. It’s the first, in what will hopefully be an ongoing series of free training programmes between WeCare Wales and The Prince’s Trust to spark interest in a career in care among the young […]

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11 July 2022

Social care summer school: Pembrokeshire pupils get a taste of careers in social care

Pupils at Haverfordwest VC High School have been the first to receive a new type of introduction to social care training. The social care summer school is a training programme for schools, designed to get young people interested in a career in social care. More than 40 pupils across two year groups took part in […]

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8 June 2022

Our friend Wilbert, from Corwen Nursery 

We spoke to Corwen day nursery to find out about the amazing impact Wilbert the dog has had on the children in their care.  Wilbert is a Dachshund (sausage dog), which is a small, hypoallergenic dog known for having a gentle temperament. He’s loving, loyal and is a great companion for the children. He was […]

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12 May 2022

Nurse of the year awards 2022

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in Wales are thrilled to see the return of the RCN Wales Nurse of the Year awards in 2022. This year, they look forward to celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their prestigious awards, recognising exceptional standards in nursing on Wednesday 9 November 2022.Their awards acknowledge the outstanding efforts, commitment […]

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30 April 2022

“Avril has changed my life”

We recently met with Avril Bowen, from Carmarthenshire who tells us about her roles in Home-based childcare. How did you become a Nanny? I was a Childminder for 20 years until my husband and I decided to go into semi-retirement. We wanted to move to the countryside, however I had one parent I’d formed a […]

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28 April 2022

2022 Accolades winners announced

Seven winners were presented with their awards at this year’s 2022 Accolades ceremony held in Cardiff on Thursday, 21 April. The awards were hosted by well-known broadcaster Garry Owen and Social Care Wales’s Chief Executive Sue Evans. They received more than 70 entries and nominations from across Wales for the 2022 awards. The panel of […]

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